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Hip Mid Century Modern Retreat, 10 Minutes to Downtown, Family- and Pet-Friendly

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,340 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, completely remodeled, private patio, mod kitchen & bath

Completely remodeled mid-century modern home (license # 005202), conveniently located on a quiet street in the Windsor Park neighborhood in Central Austin.

[Please note: If the dates that you want are not available, we have another newly renovated vacation home just a few blocks away. Check it out at vrbo 759447]

Our home is professionally managed by us - the owners - to provide the best possible experience for you and your fellow guests. We are longtime residents of the neighborhood, and can promptly answer any questions you have about the property or about Austin.

You'll be so close to so much that's great about Austin: 10 minutes to downtown, the University of Texas and all the hip East/Central Austin attractions, 5 minutes to the Mueller development with its many shops and restaurants, farmers market, and the Thinkery, the coolest children’s museum anywhere.

PET POLICY: Pets must be 25 pounds or under. We cannot accommodate larger pets. Dogs or cats only. Please provide a description of your pet when submitting your inquiry or reservation request - thanks.

Our comfortable and inviting home features lovely original hardwood floors throughout, lots of natural light, central air and heat, vintage and modern furnishings, and a contemporary modern kitchen and bathroom with high-end fixtures.

The living space has an open floor plan that is perfect for kicking back and relaxing with friends or family. Music-inspired artwork evokes the Austin experience. There’s even a turntable and a supply of vintage vinyl for your listening enjoyment!

The large dining table seats 6 to 8 and has a nice view into the backyard area. The bar area off of the kitchen is a favorite space to hang out; it seats 3 to 4 and connects to the outside patio via sliding glass doors. The shaded, private patio features a picnic table, 4 outdoor chairs, 5-burner gas grill, fire pit, and globe lights to set the perfect evening mood.

The back yard is fully fenced, private and spacious for little ones and/or pets to roam. The property features 3 pecan trees. If you’re staying with us between November and January, feel free to gather and crack pecans – they are delicious!

Both the living room and master bedroom feature flat screen TVs with Apple TV with Netflix. Our home is equipped with wifi for your web surfing and business needs.

The master bedroom features a deluxe king bed, while the other two bedrooms feature deluxe queen beds. All beds have memory foam mattress toppers for an extra comfy night's sleep. All bedrooms have ceiling fans and spacious closets.

The fully-equipped kitchen features modern design and fixtures, Caesarstone quartz countertops, LG stainless appliances, and all the cookware and supplies you need to prepare a gourmet meal. The vintage-inspired modern bathroom features custom tile with retro flowers and carrera marble accents.

Our home is stocked with all the creature comforts including soaps, shampoo/conditioner, extra towels and linens, extra pillows, coffee maker, teapot, toaster, cookware and utensils, board games, books, kitchen and bath paper products, pantry staples, child’s highchair, child’s pack n’ play with sheets, changing table with pad, child’s plasticware/sippy cups.

Laundry facilities are provided including detergent, iron and ironing board.

For your peace of mind, our home has an easy-to-use security system monitored 24/7 by Central Security.

Local attractions within a 5-minute drive include:


Torchy’s Tacos, MOD Pizza, Contigo, Xian Sushi and Noodles, Paco’s Tacos, Smashburger, Pad Thai, Tino’s Greek Café, Which Wich, Yo So Cool, Cenote, Hank's, Nancy's Sky Garden, Oddwood Ales, Batch Craft Brews, Bun Belly, Tyson's Tacos, Omelettry, Soup Peddler, Stella Public House, Haymaker, El Chile, El Chilito, Turntable Pizza, East Side Pies, Sa Ten, Sala & Betty, L'Oca Doro, Lick Ice Creams, Colleen's, Alamo Drafthouse / Bar O' Fun, BD Reilly's Irish Pub, JT Youngblood's Fried Chicken, Hoover's Cooking, East Side Cafe


Hank's, Nomad, Carousel Lounge, Drink.Well, Tigress Pub


Halcyon Coffee and Wine Bar, Corona Café, Starbucks (2 locations)


HEB (grocery/pharmacy)

Twin Liquors

Total Wine

Things to Do

Bartholomew District Park, Bartholomew Pool, Thinkery (Austin Children’s Museum), Mueller Farmers Market, Mueller Lake Park, Harvey Penick Golf Course (9 holes), Morris Williams Golf Course (18 holes)

Whether you are visiting Austin for vacation, family or business, you’ll love this modern and comfortable Central Austin retreat!

More Details

Gary and Amy
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 16, 2018

About Gary and Amy

Hi! We're Gary and Amy. We've been Austin residents for over 20 years, and enjoy providing our guests with a relaxing and fun Austin experience.

We've lived in the Windsor Park neighborhood for many years, and are always close by (physically and/or virtually) to answer your questions or provide anything you might need during your stay.

Thanks for your interest in our vacation home! Please let us know if you have any questions about the property or about Austin.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Windsor Park, Texas

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1340 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The vintage-inspired modern bathroom features custom black and white tilework throughout.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • The master bedroom features a deluxe king bed, while the other two bedrooms feature deluxe queen beds. All beds have memory foam mattress toppers and are extra comfy. All bedrooms are equipped with ceiling fans and have spacious closets. Master bedroom has a flatscreen TV with AppleTV and Netflix.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • rock climbing
  • swimming


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(65 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 65 reviews

Lovely Quiet House

  • 5 of 5

The house worked perfectly for us. Good location, one-block walk to a great breakfast spot. Very quiet residential street. The house has all the amenities we needed, from coffee-maker to ironing board. Comfy beds, nice furniture, lovely big table where our big group ate and talked and played Bananagrams. I recommend it!

  • Submitted: 1-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and beautifully decorated!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful property, we’d definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: 16-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice!

  • 5 of 5

Conveniently located, quiet neighborhood, loved the modern updates. A do again!

  • Submitted: 19-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location...would stay there again!

  • 5 of 5

Location, location, has it all. No matter what my family choose to do, it seemed we were only 10-15 min. away from it. We were greeted with a complimentary bottle of wine and some chocolates - a great touch. The house had all the amenities we needed. We loved it and would stay again next time in Austin.

  • Submitted: 28-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Bob! We're so glad you and your family were able to enjoy all that Austin has to offer from our conveniently located Windsor Park home. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Austin!
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

Great place. Very responsive and thoughtful owners. Our family of five (three children under the age of 6) stayed here for a week. The house had everything we needed, and the location was very convenient for the places we visited in and around Austin.

  • Submitted: 20-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jon - Thanks! We’re glad that you and your family enjoyed our home so much, and we look forward to hosting you again the next time your travel plans include Austin.
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Great place, super clean and recently updated. Plenty of room for 6. Less than 10min to downtown

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed the stay. Three couples (6 people) and plenty of room. Really easy check in/out process. Everything updated, and everything you might need in the kitchen or bathroom is included. 1 king and 2 queen beds. Less than 10 min to downtown and right off I35. Only downside could’ve been the 1 bathroom but it was not a problem for us at all. We would def stay here again if visiting the Austin area.

  • Submitted: 30-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Clint - Thanks for the kind words. We're really glad that you and your friends enjoyed your stay! We hope to be able to host you again the next time you visit Austin.
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Car: recommended

Local Restaurants & Attractions Within a 5-Minute Drive:

Cenote – Neighborhood café serving breakfast, brunch and dinner; all naturally raised proteins, local seasonal farm produce, and house made tortillas. And the Windsor Park location is just a couple blocks from the house! 6214 Cameron Road.

Torchy’s Tacos – Local Austin favorite; highly recommended. Great selection of tacos, some of the best queso in Austin, full bar, and nice indoor/outdoor seating. 1801 East 51st Street.

MOD Pizza – Yummy pizzas made with organic dough and gourmet ingredients that are cooked in three minutes using 800-degree stone ovens. 1801 E. 51st Street.

East Side Pies – Thin crust pizza, loaded with homemade goodness. Lots of options on their menu, with most toppings sourced locally from farms and ranches in Central Texas. But best of all, they deliver! 5312 Airport Boulevard.

Xian Sushi and Noodles – Hand-pulled Chinese noodles and sushi in a casual setting. 1801 East 51st Street.

Nancy’s Sky Garden – Super fresh and healthy Asian, with colorful fresh fruits and veggies, and proteins, too; soups, poke bowls and rice paper rolls. 6448 Hwy 290 East, Suite A-100.

Colleen’s Kitchen – Homey eatery with sidewalk seating serving southern-fried staples, craft cocktails, beer & wine. 1911 Aldrich Street, Suite 100.

L’Oca D’Oro – Bright, airy fine dining destination for individual & shareable Italian dishes, plus house made pasta & cheese All dishes are prepared with local and sustainably grown produce and meats, and a farm-to-table philosophy. 1900 Simond Avenue.

Sala & Betty – Offbeat New American menu featuring local and seasonal food prepared from scratch with TLC. 5201 Airport Blvd.

Kome Sushi Kitchen - Contemporary home-style Japanese meals and sushi in a casual and comfortable atmosphere. 4917 Airport Blvd.

Lick Honest Ice Creams – Hip ice creamery churning out offbeat flavors made from local, natural & sustainable ingredients. 1905 Aldrich Street, Suite 150.

Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches – Taproom & retail craft beer store with Czech-style kolaches featuring Micklethwait barbecue. 3220 Manor Rd.

Oddwood Ales – Rustic brewery with outdoor patio serving experimental small batch craft beer and thin-crust pizza. 3108 Manor Rd.

Contigo – Great hangout spot. Farm-fresh Texas meets seasonal cocktails and beer, with a fantastic outdoor patio space. 2027 Anchor Lane.

Carousel Lounge – Since 1963, one of the great dive bars in Austin, with a timeless circus theme décor and live music Tuesday through Saturday. 1110 East 52nd St.

Drink.Well - Award-winning neighborhood cocktail bar and restaurant located in Austin’s eclectic North Loop district. Eclectic plates and innovative cocktails in a cozy, stylish setting. 207 East 53rd St.

Halcyon – Hip coffee shop & cafe serving full menu specializing in caffeinated cocktails. 1905 Aldrich Street, Suite 100.

Corona Coffee Co. – Coffee, espresso drinks, sandwiches & pastries served in a family-run cafe with an artsy vibe. 1215 Corona Drive.

Sa-Ten – Cafe serving coffee & espresso drinks plus Japanese toast & other bites in snug, hip digs. 4917 Airport Blvd.

Starbucks – Two locations. 1801 E. 51st St., Bldg A, Suite 190; 1201 Barbara Jordan Boulevard.

Twin Liquors – An Austin institution; good wine selection. 1801 East 51st Street, Building A, Suite 100.

Total Wine – Liquor superstore chain with a fine wine focus, also offering tastings & classes. Huge selection! 1201 Barbara Jordon Blvd, Suite 900.

Mueller Lake Park – A large lake anchors this beautiful 30-acre park featuring an amphitheater, loop trail, picnic area, and jogging trails. 4550 Mueller Blvd.

Mueller Farmers Market – Year-round, rain-or-shine, producers only market, featuring the freshest grown Texas produce, naturally raised meats, gourmet foods, treats, music and entertainment for the kids. Every Sunday from 10:00am to 2:00pm. 2007 Mueller Central Drive.

Thinkery – The coolest place to take the kiddos! Formerly called the Austin Children’s Museum, the Thinkery’s new location in the Mueller development offers a ton of fun, hands-on exhibits for kids, as well as special programs and events. Parking in the garage on McBee Street. 1830 Simond Avenue.

Bartholomew District Park – This 57-acre park features playscapes, a splash pad, a creek, a disc golf course, sports facilities and picnic areas. 5201 Berkman Drive.

Bartholomew Pool – Newly built in 2014, this municipal pool is actually 3 pools: a recreational pool, a lap/diving pool, and a kiddie pool. There is also a water slide. 1801 E. 51st Street.

H.E.B. – HEB is the premier supermarket chain in Austin, and this store is probably the nicest one in the city. Features a café and live music on the patio. 1801 East 51st Street.

in.gredients - Package-free small grocery store offering area-sourced produce, bulk items and treats, with a kids' play area. Cool outdoor space to hang out and eat what you just bought. 2610 Manor Road.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Windsor Park, Texas

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Standard Rate
May 29 2018 - Aug 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend
Aug 31 2018 - Sep 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$170.07
Pet Fee C$77.79

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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